Get Ready for your Lifeguard Class:

At-Home Final

Our job is to get candidates through the course successfully. This tool was created to help students kill it, both on the skills and written tests. Required for our courses, but even if you are taking the class with someone else, this is THE best way to get your brain ready.

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Red Cross Textbook

Here is the current textbook for all variants of the Red Cross course. Don't print this out, it is way too big. Use it right on the screen.

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Quizlet Flashcards

Flashcards are a great way to study. All the work of creating them has been done for you!

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Kahoot! GuardQuiz

Here is the gamified way to study.

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Lifeguarding  cheat sheet

"Spark Notes" for the lifeguarding and CPR/AED sections of the exams.

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First Aid
cheat sheet

"Spark Notes" for the first aid section of the exam.

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Videos

You will/did watch these during the online course. If you want to rewatch a segment, here they are.

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Get ready to swim

A. SWIM 300 yards continuously using front crawl or breaststroke
B. TREAD for 2 minutes using legs only
C. BRICK TEST: Surface dive to the bottom of the deep end and retrieve a 10 lb brick.

Detailed explanation here